Barker, Myrtie Lillian, 1910-1983
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder: S0416
Scope and Contents The collection contains a letter written by James H. Edwards to Miss Mertie Barker regarding her article on the Cyclorama building that housed the Battle of Atlanta. The Cyclorama had once been in Indianapolis, but was located at Grant Park in Atlanta, Georgia, at the time this letter was written.
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, newspaper articles, clippings, manuscripts, books, family papers, awards, and other materials from Myrtie Barker and the Barker family in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1907 to 1985 regarding her career as a writer and family life. There is also an oversize folder with a Sagamore of the Wabash award certificate, 1981/01/07; signed card from Indianapolis News staff, undated, and I Am...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs of Myrtie L. Barker, as well as one photograph of her mother, Mary A. Barker, ranging from circa 1910 to 1960s. Other photographs were taken during her career as a columnist for the Indianapolis News. Several photographs show Barker at a book signing for >Where is Everybody?, released in 1968.
Dates: circa 1910-circa 1960
Scope and Contents The collection includes a typescript of Through Myrtie Barker’s Window, a biography written by Castleman, copyright 1985, and photocopies of materials related to Barker. Also included are photocopies of newspaper clippings dated from June 24, 1958, to March 1985, although most are undated. Photographs are mixed in with the text in later chapters.Folder 1 contains “A Myrtie Barker Album,” a collection of photocopies of clippings which includes Barker’s...